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Big Dog... Little Dog (A Bedtime Story) (original 1973; edition 1973)

by P.D. Eastman (Author)

Series: Fred & Ted

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Two dogs are opposite in every way but are the very best of friends.
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Title:Big Dog... Little Dog (A Bedtime Story)
Authors:P.D. Eastman (Author)
Info:Random House Books for Young Readers (1973), Edition: Illustrated, 32 pages
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big, little, slowly, fast, upstairs, downstairs, uphill, downhill
Ted and Fred are friends but they have different preferences and personalities
  Lou_Sanz | Jul 5, 2020 |
Big Dog.. Little Dog, is a fictional picture book. It is about opposites. Throughout the book children learn about different opposites that you encounter on a daily basis. This is also, a great way for students to learn about size difference. I would use this book in my classroom for grades k-2. ( )
  abeers3 | Apr 16, 2019 |
“Big Dog Little Dog” is a great book for beginning readers. This book makes comparisons of the concept of big and small. It also provides examples of differences children encounter in their daily lives. For example: wet versus dry, red versus green, slow versus fast, cold versus warm, and many others. This book is written in a poetic format to illustrate these comparisons. The major lesson in this book is to teach children new concepts that they will face in their daily lives. This is seen through the key details of the text along with illustrations on each page. Children can use these pictures to better understand the message of the text. This book is a great read for children to learn new concepts and ideas. ( )
  KellyGielner | Mar 31, 2018 |
This book lists similarities and differences between two dog friends, Fred and Ted. At the end of the book, readers discover that the two friends can use their differences to benefit them. An example of one of the pages is ,"One day Fred and Ted took a trip. Fred drove a green car. Ted drove a red car." These three simple sentences provide enough information to review similarities and differences between friends because both dogs went on a trip, but the drove different colored cars. From a book like this, readers can practice reading high frequency words, practice comparing characters, and learn about the concept of friendship. ( )
  0605462 | Oct 31, 2017 |
This book is so funny and so great. The main point of this book is to describe that 2 friends have many similarities and differences, but that they are still able to be friends. I like this, because students need to learn this lesson, so in a way, that is the main thing I like about this book. Another reason I really think this is a good book is because it is an easy read. There are not too many words on a page, and I think that makes a big impact; kids won’t be intimidated. The pictures on the page are also really good because it helps the child understand what is being said, even if they are too young to actually read the book. There are not too many other things to say about this book because it’s just a simple book, with a good lesson. It’s not the greatest book I have ever read but it is definitely a good easy reader for students in kindergarten or 1st grade. ( )
  mbram1 | Oct 31, 2017 |
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